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Bristol Yacht Club

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101 Poppasquash Road
Bristol, RI 02809
41° 40' 32.87'', -71° 17' 16.97''
401-253-2922
VHF Ch. 68
www.bristolyc.com
Bristol Harbor
Bristol Yacht Club
Bristol Yacht Club
Bristol Yacht Club
Bristol Yacht Club
Bristol Yacht Club
Bristol Yacht Club
Bristol Yacht Club
Bristol Yacht Club
Bristol Yacht Club
Bristol Yacht Club
Clear throughout the day.
61℉SW at 8 knots
Low01:24AM0.314ft
High08:28AM4.624ft
Low01:47PM0.287ft
High08:46PM4.418ft
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Welcome to Bristol Yacht Club, where our outstanding amenities combine with the historic and picturesque charm of Bristol, Rhode Island, to make a perfect landing spot for visiting boaters. At BYC, we welcome both visiting cruising clubs and individual cruisers. All are welcome to enjoy our easily accessible moorings and Club facilities.

A rental at BYC includes free launch service to our docks, grounds and newly renovated Clubhouse … and to the Independence Park dock for access to downtown Bristol with its many restaurants, shops and historic treasures.

We welcome you to tie up dockside to take on water and purchase ice – and to chat with our friendly staff about all Bristol has to offer. We invite you to use our launch or dinghy dock to access our bathrooms and showers (open 24/7), and our playground, gas BBQ and picnic areas.

Our Clubhouse, completely updated in 2019, offers a relaxing bar, lounge and a porch overlooking the harbor – a perfect spot to enjoy a cocktail while chatting with new and old friends. Or pull up an Adirondack chair dockside, steps from our outdoor bar and play area.

It is a short “country” walk from our property to enjoy the beauty of Colt State Park and the family-favorite Coggeshall Farm. Just steps away you can rent paddle boards, kayaks and bicycles – a perfect way to have fun on Bristol harbor waters or the East Bay Bike Path.

For extended cruisers, we’ll direct you to area supermarkets, hardware stores, laundry, sailmaker, and marine supplies and repairs.

We look forward to welcoming you to Bristol Yacht Club – a proud recipient of the 2019 Boater’s Choice Award! Visit our website for more details and directions to our Club.

Berth Capacity


Moorings:60

Services & Amenities

Last Updated: Apr 07, 2020

Dockage:Nearby
Moorings:Yes
Anchorage:Nearby
Water Hookup:Yes
Maintenance Facility:Nearby
Water Taxi:Yes
Dinghy Dock:Yes
Wi-Fi:Yes
Pump-out:Nearby
Restrooms:Yes
Showers:Yes
Laundry:Nearby
Trash:Yes
Ice:Yes
Boat Ramp:Nearby
Captains Lounge:Yes
Groceries:Nearby
Alcohol:Yes
Medical Facility:Nearby
Pharmacy:Nearby
Car Rentals:Nearby
Bike Rentals:Nearby
Hotels:Nearby
Closest Airport:T. F. Green
Restaurants:Nearby
Beach:Yes
Pet Friendly:Yes
Floating Docks:Yes
Repair Crane:Nearby
Engine Service:Nearby
Dry Storage:Nearby
Winter Storage:Nearby
Travel Lift:Nearby
Yacht Brokerage:Nearby
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ardens2Sep 18, 2020
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Nice location and launch service was great!

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lynneandsteveSep 09, 2020
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Always a delight to stay here. The club is lovely and the launch provides access to Bristol. Well kept moorings. Friendly, nice experience. Thank you.

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narrowrivetSep 08, 2020
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Great harbor, very helpful people at the Yacht CLub, we will be back!

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northstar1Jul 28, 2020
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Excellent as always. Great service.

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wardwJul 25, 2020
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The staff were courteous and helpful.

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ricknanJul 25, 2020
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We loved this club. Had a nice cookout on the lawn, loved the service of the launch drivers. Happily got water. Only wish they had fuel in Bristol!

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tributesailsJul 19, 2020
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Chris and his team did a great job. Thanks!

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chowland0413Jun 26, 2020
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Launch driver has great hospitality and personality. Could not have been a more pleasant stay. We did not use the launch as we arrived after 5:00pm and stayed on the boat so I cannot address facilities but the welcome and follow-up were exceptional!

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gcharbJun 14, 2020
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Great friendly service in a great location. Thanks BYC!

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gabrielmatthiasMay 31, 2020
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The launch service was prompt and friendly.

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tjlesserMay 23, 2020
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Excellent launch service! Thank you for your help in finding our mooring while the winds were howling 🌊

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johnmdanskinSep 23, 2019

The launch will take you to the club, where there are bathrooms and showers, and you can take a really nice walk in the country (head left, take the path to Coggeshall Farm museum) or the launch can also take you to a dock across the harbor and you can walk to downtown Bristol and bars and restaurants in 5 minutes. A lot to do, great service.

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normankAug 30, 2019
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Was unable to get there due to weather.

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oceanus76Aug 14, 2019
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Convenient location in the mooring field to access the club and town.

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Very friendly with clean showers and a nice Tiki Bar while they are rebuilding their clubhouse. Go for the special we had 3 rum punches for less than $12

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gstadnickAug 02, 2019
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Launch staff very accommodating. Beach bar is fantastic. Restrooms and showers are dated.

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vefthimiadesJul 01, 2019
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Excellent launch service, the Club Steward Chris was exceptional and went out of his way to accommodate our Cruising Club's needs.

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kismetsailorJun 16, 2019
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Staff was great, coming out to direct us right to out mooring. Launch drivers who took us to and from town we excellent, handling the launches is some very challenging conditions.

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guzo77Jun 09, 2019
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Outstanding staff. Always very friendly and helpful!

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kamp1121Sep 17, 2018
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The staff was very friendly and responsive to our request for a mooring location. Look forward to our next visit!

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jdhooker518Aug 26, 2018
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Wonderful service !

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jkwalkerAug 15, 2018
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Awesome club, great service (especially the launch driver Peter), and beautiful town. I'm glad we stopped there even if it was just one night!!

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phyllissilvaAug 05, 2018
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BYC is lovley, very accommodating. It was beautiful stay with the exception of the 3.5 inches of rain on Saturday ! We will come back again 👍🏻😎

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marknfranklinJul 02, 2018
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This would usually be an excellent place to pick up a mooring at relatively little expense, and with an excellent ferry service to take you ashore and back; but with the wind due South quite a sea can pile up. We also have had endless hassles with Dockwa claiming payment has been refused while my bank insists no request for payment by Dockwa has been made.

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zfletchAug 14, 2017
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Great location and hospitality.

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jdrinaneAug 05, 2017
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Very beautiful spot and club staff very accommodating

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richmalerbaJul 16, 2017
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Dan the launch driver is great !

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